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14 Buenos Aires 2018 quotas distributed at 10th Asian Championship Japan

14/12/2017

14 Buenos Aires 2018 quotas delivered at the Asian Championship

10th Asian Championship 10m, Asia YOG Qualification · Wako City, JPN

The championship, held in Wako City (JPN) from December 6th to December 12th, awarded 14 slots in four events: 10m Air Rifle Men, 10m Air Pistol Men, 10m Air Rifle Women and 10m Air Pistol Women.

The 10th edition of the Asian Championship took place from December 6th to December 12th in Wako City (JPN), and it also served as a qualifying competition for the four shooting events to be contested at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: 10m Air Rifle Men, 10m Air Pistol Men, 10m Air Rifle Women and 10m Air Pistol Women.

 

A total of 157 athletes competed for the YOG quotas, representing 24 National Olympic Committees and also battling for the Asian Championship podium.

 

The 14 slots were awarded to:

 

10 Air Rifle Men

 

·         Zhang Chonghong of the People’s Republic of China

·         Arnab Sharar of Bangladesh

·         Shahu Tushar Mane of India

·         Amirsiyavash Zolfagharian of the Islamic Republic of Iran

 

10m Air Pistol Men

 

·         Chaudhary Saurabh of India

·         Erfan Salavati of the Islamic Republic of Iran

·         Shin Okcheol of the Republic of Korea

 

10m Air Rifle Women

 

·         Mehuli Ghosh of India

·         Gao Mingwei of the People’s Republic of China

·         Chen Yun-Yun of Chinese Taipei

 

10m Air Pistol Women

 

·         Xiao Jiaruixuan of the People’s Republic of China

·         Manu Bhaker of India

·         Kanyakorn Hirunphoem of Thailand

·         Shirlene Hew Yun Ting of Singapore

 

The quotas were delivered to eight different NOCs, with India pocketing four of them and the People’s Republic of China taking three. The Islamic Republic of Iran grabbed two slots, while Bangladesh, Chinese Taipei, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand all secured one.

  

The third edition of the Youth Olympic Games are taking place in Buenos Aires from the 6-18 of October 2018. 

(source ISSF)

 


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